Sally Ryan – The Costumed Portrait 17th-19th Nov. 2022
Painting the Portrait in Oils from Design to Completion. Learn from one of the most highly recognised portrait painters and teachers in Australia. More details….
Art Tip: Seeing the large tonal masses.
Are you struggling to understand how to start your painting in a strong and confident way that doesn’t involve getting caught in the detail…
Watch for the next featured article on the Tonal Impressionist Approach to painting.
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A little bit of lace…
Painting lace looks like a daunting task…all that detail! It would be easy to never attempt it…but it is really very simple when you know what you are looking for and then how to go about it.
This little article will help you get underway. Make yourself a good strong coffee…and lets get started…
Darks and Lights
In the absence of light there is nothing visible…but turn up the light a little and you will begin to see vague tonal shapes of things around you. We can categorize what we see in terms of …
The board was painted in 2 coats of storm blue pastel primer. To keep the lovely warm late summer sunlight in the painting and to keep the luminosity under the pale grasses on the hill I dissolved ochre yellows and oranges with white spirit to form the underpainting and block in the light areas of the composition against the rich blue of the board. Read more
Understanding Pastel with Leoni Duff. Friday 16th & Sat 17th Sept. 2022. A 2 day workshop on how to use and make the most of this exciting medium.
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